In a Windows Server 2003 environment using PKI, a user encrypts several documents on a shared file server. That user account is then accidentally deleted. Which of the following must be configured in order to decrypt those files?
C. Key recovery agent
At a minimum how many NICs must a machine have to host virtual machines?
C. One NIC will support all virtual machines
After performing a copy backup of a file server, the archive bit on the backed up files will be which of the following?
Which of the following Windows Server 2003 technologies can help with making backups of open files?
A Windows 2003 server has the operating system installed on a software RAID mirror. After a failure of one disk in the array the server will no longer boot up. The other drive is still functioning. Which of the following should be done to correct the issue?
C. Edit the boot.ini file.
A server has been intermittently shutting off. The power going to the server was tested and is giving the appropriate voltages. Which of the following tools would be used to test the power supply?
Which of the following provides the MOST redundancy for a corporate server network?
A. Hot site
Which of the following is a distinguishing factor between data archiving and data backups?
D. Data archives are kept for indefinite periods of time so there is a record while data backups are kept for disaster recovery purposes.
Which of the following is the MOST important step in preparing for disaster recovery?
D. Test the disaster recovery plan process
Which of the following is an SLA?
D. A contract that details the device replacement time frames.
Which of the following BEST explains the purpose of an HCL?
A. It lets the administrator know which hardware will work with a particular OS.
Which of the following is the MOST important physical consideration when deploying a new server?
A. Cooling, rack space, and power requirements
An IT manager is concerned about server administrators having to be cross-trained to work on every server. Which of the following is the BEST way to correct this problem?
B. Ensure that all server documentation is completed and up to date.
Which of the following is typically collected during the server baselining process?
A. Server performance statistics
Which of the following is the BEST reason to label servers within the server room?
C. To ensure the servers can be identified quickly and easily
Which of the following is the BEST place to find information about particular server software?
C. Vendor website
Which of the following will corrupt the BIOS?
A. Power being lost during the upgrade process
An administrator is attempting to start a server from a bootable Linux disk but instead the server boots into Windows. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason for this?
A. The boot order is set incorrectly in the BIOS.
Which of the following servers would dynamically allocate IP addresses to workstations?
Which of the following BEST describes the function of a redundant power supply?
C. Eliminates a single point of failure
Which of the following provides the MOST storage capacity without fault tolerance?
Which of the following would an administrator follow when disposing of equipment for a financial institution?
D. Local laws and regulations
A server configured with RAID 5 has recently suffered from two simultaneous disk failures. Which of the following would be required to bring the server back to operational status? (Select TWO).
D) D. Restore from back up
E. Replace defective hard drives
Which of the following RAID levels provides high performance and potentially allows for the system to continue running with multiple disk failures?
B. RAID 10
Which of the following ports supports hot plug devices? (Select TWO).
Which of the following is the minimum number of drives required for a RAID 10 array?
An environment has a DC server and an Exchange server. The administrator needs to install a patch and restart both servers while minimizing downtime. Which of the following is the BEST way to restart the servers?
B. DC server first, then the Exchange server second.
Before installing a firmware update on a RAID controller which of the following should be done?
A. Check for corresponding driver updates.
An administrator is troubleshooting a problem on an application server, but has not determined the cause of the problem and is not able to replicate the problem. Which of the following should the administrator do prior to escalating the issue?
A. Gather information from users.
A user selects their proper domain and is unable to log into their Windows computer. The error states: System cannot log you on to the domain because the systems computer account in its primary domain is missing or the password on that account is incorrect. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause for this error?
C. The computers account was removed from Active Directory.
An administrator setting up software RAID 1 on a Windows Server with two volumes for two separate hard drives, but the option for mirrored is grayed out. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason why this is occurring?
D. The disks have been setup as basic.
An administrator is setting up software RAID 5 on a Windows Server with two volumes for two separate hard drives, but the option for RAID 5 is grayed out. Which of the following is the MOST likely reason why?
B. Raid 5 requires three volumes.
A Windows file server has run out of space. In the interim the administrator is moving several archived confidential folders that have been encrypted off the file server and onto an older servers file shares. After the move, a manager reports that they are able to access and modify some of the items that have been moved. Which of the following is the MOST likely issue?
B. The temporary server was formatted as FAT32.
When considering SAN to SAN replication between sites, which of the following is the MOST important concern?
B. WAN link speed
Which of the following is a differentiating feature of file permissions as compared to share permissions?
B. File permissions are more granular than share permissions.
Which of the following information would be on a system classification list?
D. Acceptable outage time
Which of the following is the MOST important step in creating a system classification list?
C. Interviewing system owners
When troubleshooting hardware issues with a server, which of the following is MOST likely to cause a problem in receiving vendor support?
C. Third party memory
An administrator has ordered a new server and setup a dedicated RAID 1 array for the application database. While troubleshooting with performance monitoring tools, the administrator is receiving lower read/write speeds than expected. Which of the following would be the MOST likely cause for the lower performance?
C. The administrator did not order high enough RPM drives.
Which of the following is a benefit of software RAID?
A. Lower cost to implement
Which of the following RAID levels would provide the BEST performance with no fault protection?
C. RAID 0
Which of the following describes how to calculate the amount of storage in a RAID 5 array?
A. (Number of drives 1) X capacity of the smallest drive
Which of the following BEST describes a DAS?
A. A collection of disks presented as storage to a single server through directly attached technologies.
Which of the following are ways to transport SAN traffic? (Select TWO).
D. Fiber channel
Which of the following media types can hold the GREATEST amount of data?
Which of the following keystrokes allows installation of third party storage drivers during a Windows set-up?
Which of the following expansion cards would be necessary to increase fault tolerance in a VoIP server?
A. Second PBX card
Which of the following would provide the BEST reference of normal server performance for a company's environment?
B. Baseline documentation
Which of the following should be done before and after a service or repair is performed on a server?
Which of the following is the GREATEST environmental concern for a server operating environment?
A server connects to iSCSI presented SAN storage array through a dedicated NIC; however, the SAN traffic is passed on the same switches as the Ethernet network and VoIP traffic. The size of the presented drive is 700GB. The administrator has noticed a decrease in storage performance. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?
A. The other network traffic is causing packet delays in the iSCSI network.
Which of the following components channels air flow through a server chassis?
Which of the following is the MOST important reason for referencing the HCL?
C. To ensure that all hardware being used has previously been tested
Which of the following expansion card slots was designed specifically for video cards?
Which of the following storage connectors has the FASTEST speed?
Which of the following is the LEAST intrusive?
B. Diagnostic LEDs
An administrator wants to limit how much data each user is storing. Which of the following will BEST address this issue?
Which of the following is the MOST likely connection type for a backup external modem?
Weekly backups of the system are done on Sundays, and daily backups are done the rest of the week. Which of following backup methods were used if the system crashes on Friday and only requires two backup sets to recover the system?
A. Full and differential
Which of the following devices would be installed if an administrator wants to control a group of servers from a remote location?
B. IP KVM
An administrator is upgrading memory on the server. Once the server in turned back on, the administrator notices that the memory has not changed. The system board website says the board should accept the new amount of memory. Which of the following should the administrator do FIRST?
C. Reseat the memory chips.
A server will not power on. Which of the following devices should the administrator use FIRST to determine the problem?
D. Power supply tester
Which of the following is a connection oriented transport layer protocol?
Which of the following is a connectionless transport layer protocol?
Which of the following is a public IP address?
A workstation is added to a newly created subnet using 192.168.100.0/24. A DHCP server is available on subnet 192.168.101.0/24. The user is unable to lease an address from the DHCP server. Which of the following would BEST resolve the problem?
D. Add a DHCP relay to the 192.168.100.0/24 subnet.
A server has been assigned the 192.168.100.127/25 IP address. The server is experiencing strange network connectivity related problems. Which of the following would BEST describe the problem?
B. IP address is a subnet broadcast address.
A server crashed because it ran out of all free available disk space. After booting the server back up it is noticed that enhanced logging was enabled on the web server software months before. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the disk to run out of space?
C. Log files are filling the disk.
The operating system partition on a server is nearly out of space on a Windows 2003 Server. The administrator notices that the file pagefile.sys is taking up nearly 2GB of space. Which of the following would BEST resolve this problem?
C. Move the page file to a free drive.
A server has five hot pluggable SCSI disk drives in a RAID 5 array. The server OS crashed and the server will not boot. The administrator noticed that all of the disk drives have gone offline. Which of the following components would MOST likely have caused the problem?
D. SCSI backplane
A server failed Thursday evening before the nightly backup. The backup scheme in place was full backups every Sunday, incremental backups on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and differential backups on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. To fully restore the server, which of the following is the LEAST amount of backup sets required?
Which of the following backup types will reset the archive bit on files backed up? (Select TWO).
Which of the following backup types will not reset the archive bit on backed up files?
When load balancing traffic between two web servers, which of the following technologies provides the LOWEST cost solution?
B. DNS round robin
Which of the following technologies can provide geographically based load balancing with high availability between two web servers with static content?
C. Active/active cluster
Which of the following disaster recovery sites requires power and cabling to be run before it can be used?
B. Cold site
At which of the following times should the administrator refer to the HCL?
C. Prior to purchasing hardware
A Windows 2003 Server is no longer able to access its internal SCSI drive. The cables are connected, the drive has power, and the drive shows up in Device Manager; however, the My Computer window does not show the drive that was previously working and formatted with NTFS. Which of the following would be the FIRST step in regaining access to the drive?
B. Run a check disk on the drive.
Which of the following is the FIRST course of action before implementing a change to a server?
A. The change should be approved by management.
Which of the following is the BEST support channel for server software and hardware?
B. Vendor website
Which of the following are examples of physical security measures? (Select TWO).
E) C. Locked doors
D. Security personnel
Which of the following is a way to protect server operating systems from a short term contractor?
C. Limited logon hours
Which of the following are types of biometric devices used in server rooms? (Select TWO).
A. Fingerprint scanners
D. Retina scanner
An administrator is attempting to recover from a power failure in the data center. Which of the following is the BEST way to recover the servers?
C. Bring up the active directory server, the DNS server, then the web server
When making changes to a server, which of the following is the BEST way to troubleshoot a problem?
C. Make a change and if the problem is not resolved, reverse the change.
An administrator is implementing a new data retention program for the company. Which of the following is the MOST important consideration as the new program is created?
D. Awareness of potential legal requirements
Which of the following is the MOST effective method to restrict staff members from accessing a service on a company server?
D. Implement ACLs.
Which of the following is the BEST way to allow web software through the server firewall?
D. Implement an application exception.
Which of the following server types takes up the LEAST amount of space?
A. 1U server
Which of the following RAID arrays should be used to achieve the MOST performance?
D. Four drives with RAID 0
Which of the following RAID arrays should be used to achieve the BEST fault tolerance?
B. Four drives with RAID 10
Which of the following expansion ports can a server boot from?
Users are having trouble printing in terminal services. The administrator finds that whenever a certain user prints the print spooler crashes. Which of the following is the MOST likely problem?
D. The printer is not on the HCL.
An administrator installs a driver, reboots the DC, and logs in to configure the NIC. Once the administrator opens the NIC properties, the server bluescreens and now will no longer boot into Windows. Which of the following is the FIRST thing the administrator should do?
A. Boot into Safe Mode.
Which of the following replication methods is MOST fault tolerant?
C. Hot site
Which of the following is the FIRST thing to consider when designing an email retention policy?
D. Local laws and industry regulations
Which of the following will allow a server to continue to function if a stick of memory fails? (Select TWO).
C. Memory RAID
E. Hot spare
There is a power outage and all servers are shut down properly by the uninterruptible power supply (UPS) software. When one of the servers starts up it displays a logical drive failed error. This server has two processors, 16GB of memory, and a RAID 5 array with 10 drives. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
C. Two failed drives
An administrator reboots a ten drive server, with a RAID 10 array, after a power failure and receives an error logical drive failed. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
B. Backplane failure
Which of the following tools can an administrator use to get a server baseline?
A. Performance Monitor
Which of the following allows users to recover their deleted files on file shares by themselves?
C. Shadow copies
Which of the following tools restricts device installation?
D. Group Policy
Which of the following is MOST important to include on the disaster recovery documentation?
B. The test plan
An administrator needs to implement a security patch policy on the network that adheres to an internal SLA. Which of the following actions BEST achieves this task?
D. Define a test server group, install the patches and if successful schedule installation on production servers.
An administrator is notified that all network printers are not printing. The administrator reviews the server and the print service is started. Which of the following is the cause of the problem?
B. The spool folder is full.
Which of the following is a reason to implement a local KVM instead of an IP KVM?
A. Local KVMs are more secure.
An administrator will replace five current servers. Which of the following is the MOST important to review before installing new servers?
D. Verify uninterruptible power supply (UPS) load
An administrator identifies that a server is shutting down. The administrator powers up the server and OS loads but after a few minutes it powers down again. Which of the following is the cause?
C. CPU overheating
Which of the following statements is true about L1 cache?
A. L1 cache is directly connected to the processor.
Which of the following statements is true about L3 cache?